Saturday Night Live‘s going to finish up 2013 with the return of a former SNL cast member, the third appearance of an Anchorman star, and the 13th appearance of a popular host. Kicking off the last three episodes of December is Paul Rudd who’ll handle hosting duties on December 7, 2013. For Rudd’s third time as host he’ll be joined by two-timers One Direction whose new album, Midnight Memories, will hit stores on November 25th.
On December 14, 2013 John Goodman will be back on the SNL stage for his 13th time as host. Goodman’s promoting his role in the Amazon.com series Alpha House and as part of the supporting cast of Inside Llewyn Davis. Kings of Leon will be that episode’s musical guest, marking their third time on Saturday Night Live.
And then on December 21st buddies Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake will team up, Fallon as host and Timberlake as musical guest. Fallon, a former SNL cast member, will host for the second time while Timberlake (one of the show’s most popular guests) will be the musical act for the fifth time.